Details, San Angelo, Texas


A view of the Concho River and the San Angelo, Texas, skyline from a balcony at the Museum of Fine Arts. (Joe Yonan/THE WASHINGTON POST)
GETTING THERE

American offers one-stop flights from Reagan National and Washington Dulles to San Angelo, with upcoming fares starting at $399 round trip. You can also fly into many other cities and drive; from Austin, it’s about four hours.

WHERE TO STAY

Inn at the Art Center

2503 Martin Luther King Blvd.

325-659-3868

www.innattheartcenter.com

A B&B on the grounds of the Chicken Farm Art Center. Artist Loft starts at $125 on weekends, $95 during the week. Make-your-own breakfast.

Sealy Flats Blues Inn

204 S. Oakes St.

325-653-0437

www.sealyflats.com

A meticulously restored building next to a restaurant and blues club of the same name. Suites start at $119 on weekdays, $129 on weekends.

WHERE TO EAT

Cork & Pig Tavern

2201 Knickerbocker Rd.

325-227-6988

www.corkandpigtavern.com

Nicely done pizzas from $10.

Twin Mountain Steakhouse

6543 U.S. Highway 67 S.

325-949-4239

www.twinmountainsteakhouse.com

Open for dinner Monday-Saturday. A platter of scraps to feed four is $31.99.

WHAT TO DO

Chicken Farm Art Center

2505 Martin Luther King Blvd.

325-653-4936

www.chickenfarmartcenter.com

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Not all studios open during all hours, but artists are available by appointment.

International Waterlily Collection

Civic League Park

N. Park Street between W. Beauregard Avenue and Pecos Street

www.internationalwaterlilycollection.
com

Waterlilies from around the world, many hybridized right in San Angelo. Closed during winter.

Fort Concho

630 S. Oakes St.

325-481-2646

www.fortconcho.com

One of the best-preserved forts of the Indian Wars era. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. $3.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

One Love St.

325-653-3333

www.samfa.org

Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. $2.

Paintbrush Alley

100 block of the alley between West Twohig Avenue and West Concho Street. Free.

Art Opens Doors

215 S. Oakes St.

Painted doors that hang on the side of an automotive shop. Free.

INFORMATION

www.sanangelo.com

Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of "Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook." He writes the Food section's Weeknight Vegetarian column.

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